Rexdale Women's Centre

Welcoming Communities Program

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Record #: CWL0311 Last Modified: 19 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 19 Mar 2015
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Description & Services
DescriptionNot-for-profit, voluntary agency that serves high-need women and their family members 
Welcoming Communities Program offers: 
• English Conversation Circle (ECC): Participants have an opportunity to practice every day English language skills and build self-confidence. 
• Cooking Club: Participants share recipes from all over the work and cook healthy meals while at the same time networking with other program participants.  
• Movie Night: Participants watch family oriented movies which generate lively discussions and is a great opportunity for newcomers to practice their English skills 
Volunteering for Welcoming Communities: To become a volunteer for the program individuals must be 18 years of age or older and a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residence for more than 5 years, be knowledgeable about the community, be open to learn and appreciate other cultures and be able to volunteer for 2 hours a week for at least 6 months. 
Open to: Women; Youth; Seniors; General
HoursOffice Hours: Mon, Tue, Fri 9am-5pm *Wed 9am-8pm * Sat 9am-12noon
Areas ServedEtobicoke ; Greater Toronto Area ; Toronto
EligibilityServices available to: newcomer, immigrant, refugee, Canadian women and their family/ dependants
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Arabic ; Bosnian ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Croatian ; Dari ; Farsi (Persian) ; Gujurati ; Hindi ; Pashto ; Punjabi ; Serbian ; Somali ; Spanish ; Tamil ; Twi ; Urdu ; West Indian dialect ; Assyrian, Bengali
Contact Information
Address & Map
21 Panorama Court, Ste 2300
Etobicoke, ON M9V 4E3
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IntersectionKipling Ave and Finch Ave W
Office Phone416-745-0062  
Primary ContactFatima Filippi, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate ContactMargaret Nwosu, Welcoming Communities Co-ordinator; Phone: ext 250; Email:
Other Details
FundingCity / Town ; Donations
Service Level(50) Non Profit
SubjectsCommunity centres ; Cooking ; Immigrants ; Movies ; Refugees ; Social action ; Volunteer opportunities ; Womens clubs